To amend title 38, United States Code, to prohibit the Secretary of Veterans Affairs from requesting additional medical examinations of veterans who have submitted sufficient medical evidence provided by non-Department medical professionals and to improve the efficiency of processing certain claims for disability compensation by veterans, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 14, 2013
Length: 5 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on May 14, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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26 Cosponsors (19 Democrats, 7 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Remembering Those Who Served: A Year of Action on Behalf of Our Veterans”
— Rep. Jeff Denham [R-CA10, 2013-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 8, 2013
May 14, 2013
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H.R. 1980 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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